Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN MN
1030 AM CST FRI FEB 02 2018
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...THE ST CLOUD MN  CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF  JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE        NORMAL         PERIOD    1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE        RECORD         PERIOD    1894 TO 2018

STC
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MONTHLY         REPORT         JANUARY     2018      STC     AIRPORT

TEMPS                           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
AVERAGE        MAX               22.6      21.4      1.2      WARMER     35   WARM
AVERAGE        MIN                4.0       1.8      2.2      WARMER     36   WARM
MONTH          MEAN              13.3      11.6      1.7      WARMER     37   WARM

DAILY          MAX               46 JAN-19-2018
DAILY          MIN              -22 JAN-06-2018

HDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH             1595      1657      -62      WARMER     37   WARM
TOTAL          SEASON            4904      5104      -200     WARMER     38   WARM

CDD                             ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
TOTAL          MONTH              0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A
TOTAL          ANNUAL             0         0         0       NORMAL    N/A

PRECIP                          ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             0.18      0.65     -0.47     DRIER      12   DRY
ANNUAL         TOTAL             0.18      0.65     -0.47     DRIER      12   DRY
DAILY          MAX               0.11 JAN-14-2018

SNW                             ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART              RANK
MONTH          TOTAL             4.6       8.6       -4.0     DRIER      36   DRY
SEASON         TOTAL            16.4      27.2      -10.8     DRIER      37   DRY
DAILY          MAX               3.4 JAN-14-2018
MAX            DEPTH              5  JAN-15-2018

JANUARY        EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME                       EXTREME   YEAR        DEPART              RANK
JANUARY        MAX            33.1      1990      11.7      WARMEST      1    WARM
JANUARY        MAX            3.3       1912      -18.1     COLDEST      1    COLD
JANUARY        MIN            18.2      2006      16.4      WARMEST      1    WARM
JANUARY        MIN            -14.7     1912      -16.5     COLDEST      1    COLD
JANUARY        MEAN           25.5      2006      13.9      WARMEST      1    WARM
JANUARY        MEAN           -5.7      1912      -17.3     COLDEST      1    COLD
JANUARY        HDD            1220      2006      -437      WARMEST      1    WARM
JANUARY        HDD            2193      1912      536       COLDEST      1    COLD
JANUARY        CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1    WARM
JANUARY        CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1    COLD
JANUARY        PRECIP         2.75      1897      2.10      WETTEST      1    WET
JANUARY        PRECIP         0.00      1898      -0.65     DRIEST       1    DRY
JANUARY        SNOW           29.9      1975      21.3      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JANUARY        SNOW           0.0       1898      -8.6      DRIEST       1    DRY

WIND           MPH              ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART
MONTHLY        AVERAGE--->       8.6       12.1      -3.5
PEAK GUST      51 MPH  NORTHWEST JAN-21-2018
FASTEST 2-MIN  30 MPH  SOUTHEAST JAN-30-2018

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
1 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
JANUARY        57             0         1.0       0.0       12        0

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
2  MONTH       MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
DEC-JAN        61             -18       1.0       -0.3      13        -4

SUNSHINE       (POSSIBLE)
3 MONTH        MIN-GAIN       MIN-LOSS  HOUR-GAIN HOUR-LOSS PCT-GAIN  PCT-LOSS
NDJ            61             -88       1.0       -1.5      13        -19

WEATHER        NCEI           ACTUAL
TYPE           NORMAL         COUNT
1=FOG/MIST                    9
2=FOG DENSE    1              3
3=THUNDER      0              0
4=IP/SLEET                    0
5=HAIL                        0
6=FRZ RAIN                    0
7=BLWG DUST                   0
8=HAZE/SMK                    3
9=BLWG SNW                    0

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MAXIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= 0                              1         2         -1    WARMER
<=32                 25           22        24        -3    COOLER
>=50                              0         0         0     COOLER
>=60                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=70                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=80                              0         0         0     NORMAL
>=90                  0           0         0         0     NORMAL

TEMP                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
MINIMUM            NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
<= -20                            1         2         -1    WARMER
<= -10                            8         7         1     COOLER
<= 0                 14           16        14        2     COOLER
<= 10                             17        21        -4    WARMER
<= 20                             23        27        -4    WARMER
<= 32                31           31        31        0     COOLER
>= 50                             0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 60                             0         0         0     NORMAL
>= 70                             0         0         0     NORMAL

PRECIP              NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          3         8         -5    DRIER
>= 0.01               7           3         8         -4    DRIER
>= 0.10               2           1         2         -1    DRIER
>= 0.25                           0         1         -1    DRIER
>= 0.50               0           0         0         0     DRIER
>= 1.00               0           0         0         0     NORMAL

SNOW                NCEI        COUNT     NUMBER   OF DAYS
DAYS WITH A        NORMAL       ACTUAL   AVERAGE    DEPART
T (ONLY)                          3         6         -3    DRIER
>= 0.1                8           3         9         -5    DRIER
>= 1.0                3           2         3         -1    DRIER
>= 1.5                            1         2         -1    DRIER
>= 2.0                            1         2         -1    DRIER
>= 3.0                            1         1         0     NORMAL

3 MONTH LISTING WITH NORMALS...DEPARTURES AND RANKINGS
3-MONTH        DATA           NOVEMBER  DECEMBER  JANUARY   (NDJ)
NDJ            2018           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
NDJ-18         MAX            27.9      28.4      -0.5      COOLER      NEAR  NORM
NDJ-18         MIN            10.9      10.2      0.7       WARMER       47   WARM
NDJ-18         MEAN           19.4      19.3      0.1       WARMER      NEAR  NORM
NDJ-18         HDD            4182      4219      -37       WARMER       54   WARM
NDJ-18         CDD            0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
NDJ-18         PRECIP         1.44      2.85      -1.41     DRIER        23   DRY
NDJ-18         SNW            15.0      26.4      -11.4     DRIER        32   DRY

3-MONTH EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREME        NDJ            EXTREME   YEAR      DEPART                RANK
NOV-DEC-JAN    MAX            37.8      2002      9.4       WARMEST      1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MAX            19.8      1912      -8.6      COLDEST      1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    MIN            20        2002      9.8       WARMEST      1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MIN            -1.7      1977      -11.9     COLDEST      1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    MEAN           28.9      2002      9.6       WARMEST      1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    MEAN           9.5       1977      -9.8      COLDEST      1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    HDD            3304      2002      -915      WARMEST      1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    HDD            5115      1977      896       COLDEST      1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  WARMEST      1    WARM
NOV-DEC-JAN    CDD            0         NONE      RECORDED  COLDEST      1    COLD
NOV-DEC-JAN    PRECIP         6.50      1997      3.65      WETTEST      1    WET
NOV-DEC-JAN    PRECIP         0.33      1940      -2.52     DRIEST       1    DRY
NOV-DEC-JAN    SNW            54.0      1969      27.6      SNOWIEST     1    WET
NOV-DEC-JAN    SNW            4.1       1959      -22.3     DRIEST       1    DRY

2 MONTH        DATA           DECEMBER  JANUARY
DEC+JAN        2018           ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPART                RANK
DEC+JAN-18     2-MONTH-MAX    22.6      23.1      -0.5      COOLER      NEAR  NORM
DEC+JAN-18     2-MONTH-MIN    5.7       4.5       1.3       WARMER       42   WARM
DEC+JAN-18     2-MONTH-MEAN   14.1      13.8      0.4       WARMER      NEAR  NORM
DEC+JAN HDD    2-MONTH-HDD    3138      3179      -41       WARMER       53   WARM
DEC+JAN-18     2-MONTH-CDD    0         0         0         NORMAL      N/A
DEC+JAN-18     2-MONTH-PCP    0.62      1.47      -0.85     DRIER        16   DRY
DEC+JAN SNW    2-MONTH-SNW    9.3       18.0      -8.7      DRIER        29   DRY

ANNUAL EXTREMES WARMEST/COLDEST/WETTEST ON RECORD  FOR COMPARISON
EXTREMES       JANUARY         EXTREME     YEAR   DEPART                RANK
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MAX       32.5      1914   9.5       WARMEST      1    WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MAX       13.8      1977   -9.3      COLDEST      1    COLD
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MIN       15.2      2006   10.8      WARMEST      1    WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MIN       -8.8      1977   -13.3     COLDEST      1    COLD
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MEAN      23.7      1914   10.0      WARMEST      1    WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-MEAN      2.6       1977   -11.2     COLDEST      1    COLD
DEC+JAN HDD    2-MONTH-HDD       2549      1914   -630      WARMEST      1    WARM
DEC+JAN HDD    2-MONTH-HDD       3867      1977   688       COLDEST      1    COLD
JUL-JAN        HDD-SEA           4118      1921   -986      WARMEST      1    WARM
JUL-JAN        HDD-SEA           6168      1977   1064      COLDEST      1    COLD
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-CDD        0        NONE   RECORDED  WARMEST      1    WARM
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-CDD        0        NONE   RECORDED  COLDEST      1    COLD
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-PCP       4.47      1969   3.00      WETTEST      1    WET
DEC+JAN        2-MONTH-PCP       0.15      1931   -1.32     DRIEST       1    DRY
DEC+JAN SNW    2-MONTH-SNW       48.3      1969   30.3      SNOWIEST     1    WET
DEC+JAN SNW    2-MONTH-SNW        1        1944   -17.0     DRIEST       1    DRY
JUL-JAN        SNOW-SEA          55.0      1937   27.8      SNOWIEST     1    WET
JUL-JAN        SNOW-SEA          4.1       1959   -23.1     DRIEST       1    DRY

NEW DAILY          EXTREME
MAX TEMP              0
COLD MAX              0
MIN TEMP              0
WARM MIN              1
PRECIP                0
SNOW                  1

NEW DAILY      RECORD         EXTREME     LISTING           PREVIOUS
TYPE           NEW/TIE        /AMOUNT       /DATE YEAR      SET/TIE     OLD    YEAR
WARM LOW       NEW->              32        JAN-10-2018     OLD->        29    1928
SNOW           NEW->             3.4        JAN-14-2018     OLD->       3.0    1952

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CARLYON


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